Dr Lierse’s primary research interest is in excellence in education. She has investigated characteristics of outstanding university lecturers and is now researching systems of excellence with the focus on Finland and Asia.

Other research areas are instrumental music in the private studio and institutions, music pedagogies, the performing arts, the performing arts in Asia, lecturing in the online environment and educational systems. She has presented papers and has been published in these areas. Her research fields are education, arts education, music education, curriculum, assessment, psychology, sociology, anthropology, critical theory and business.

For a list of publications, please click here.

Universiti Pendidkan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris Education University), Malaysia
 From 2010 to 2012, she lectured and researched Malaysian performing arts and culture.
The photo is of the Faculty of Music and the Performing Arts Faculty in their national costume.
(Sharon is crouching in the front row – second from left).